The Comedic Genius of James Thurber: Master of the Minimal    
Currently on exhibit at the Keny Gallery are these original drawings by James Thurber. Most were in the collection of Thurber's daughter and are being offered exclusively through the Keny Gallery. Sizes range from approximately 5 x 7-inches to 30 x 39-inches. Prices range from $4,500 to $9,500.  For more information, please write or call:  
Jim Keny
300 East Beck Street
Columbus, Ohio 43206
614-464-1228 / jim@kenygallery.com
Aux Quatrieme c. 1940 Ink on paper 14 x 9 inches Signed lower left: Thurber
I haven’t got a fever I tell you! c. 1935 Ink on paper 8 ½ x 11 Signed lower right: Thurber
In First Aid Class today we learned eleven different ways to poison a person. 1941 Graphite on paper 28 x 29 ¼ inches Signed bottom center: Thurber Published: The New Yorker, July 25, 1942
lip something on, Mrs. Parks..., 1932 Ink on paper 7 ½ x 5 ½ inches Signed center right: Thurber
Published caption: "Slip something on, Mrs. Parks, and take a look at the new Warner Brothers sign."
 Published: The New Yorker, October 22, 1932 issue.
Olden Times c. 1940 Graphite on paper 21 ¾ x 35 ½ inches Signed lower right: James Thurber Published: The Beast in Me and Other Animals
think of you as being enormously alive. 1943 Graphite on paper 24 x 29 inches Signed bottom center: James Thurber Published: The New Yorker, March 27, 1943
Inspiration Ink on paper 8 ½ x 11 inches Estate Stamped
I’ve always wanted to get just the least bit tipsy in the Jumble Shop 1945 Graphite on paper 30 ½ x 39 inches Signed lower right: Thurber Published: The New Yorker, May 9, 1942
L’Amour –Deuxieme Etat Ink on paper 9 x 14 inches Signed lower right: Thurber
Of Course He’s Terribly Nervous Ink on paper 5 ¼ x 6 ¼ inches Signed in margin lower right: Th
Place Kick c. 1935 Ink on paper 8 ½ x 11 inches Signed lower right center: Thurber
Titled lower right: Place Kick
Professor Townsend is really too high strung to be a Philosopher. 1943 Graphite on paper 24 ½ x 35 ¼ inches Signed lower right: James Thurber Published: The New Yorker, January 23, 1943
d give the world to be sultry., but I just succeed in looking sleepy 1945 Graphite on paper Signed lower right: James Thurber 18 x 21 inches New Yorker stamp verso Published: The New Yorker, September 22, 1945
The Match Ink on paper 9 x 13 7/8 inches Signed lower right: Thurber
Crap Game Ink on paper 8 ½ x 14 inches Signed lower right: Thurber
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